Douglas C. Stansbury
May 22, 1949
June 19, 2020
Whetstone-Douglas C. Stansbury, 71 of Whetstone died Friday, June 19, 2020 in Tucson. Douglas, son of Dorinne L. (Stout) Shaw and the late Edward O. Stansbury was born in Oakland, California on May 22, 1949. Douglas was raised and educated in Bay Area, California.
He served his country during the Vietnam War with the United States Army and attained the rank of Sergeant. He worked as a pilot at Hawaii Air Ambulance and for 11 years with EKS of Sierra Vista as a Surveillance Role Player.
Douglas has resided in Sierra Vista for the past 14 years. He enjoyed flying, working as a machinist, computer programing, playing guitar, and wood working.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife Lisa E. (Wentland) Stansbury; a daughter, Sarah E. Stansbury; a son, Michael Stansbury; two sisters, Sue Hopper (Bill) and Colleen Stansbury; two grandchildren, Vanessa and Van; along with nieces and nephews.
Military Honors for Douglas will be held on Thursday morning, June 25, 2020 at 9:30 am followed by a funeral home service at the Hatfield Funeral Home, 830 South Highway 92, Sierra Vista. A private burial will follow in Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Sierra Vista. A visiting hour for Douglas will proceed his service on Thursday morning from 8:30 until the time of the services at 9:30 am.
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